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Man Attempts To Shoot Fireworks Out Of His Ass, Gets Injured

n what appears to be a party trick gone awry, an Australian man suffered severe burns after he put fireworks between his buttocks and set them off.

The New Zealand Herald reports that paramedics near Darwin, Australia were called to the scene on Saturday night, but the unidentified man had already taken himself to the hospital to be treated for injuries to his posterior and genital area. Read more …

San Diego Big Bay Boom Sets Off All Its Fireworks At Once

WHOOPS!

Somebody is getting pink slipped today! Somehow, all of the fireworks for San Diego’s Big Bay Boom 4th of July display were set off at once, resulting in 30 seconds of very, very intense fanfare. Whoops! See video above. [NYMag.com]

The Life Of A Firework, Caught On Camera

 

Last night, I was thoroughly entranced by the fireworks lighting up the night sky over New York’s Hudson river. So I was kind of excited to come across this video this morning that shows what the world looks like from a firework’s perspective. To make this clip, 19-year-old videographer Jeremiah Warren strapped an itty-bitty camera to several fireworks he shot in the air. The result made me happy. Also, dizzy. Did you watch fireworks last night? [Newser] Keep reading »

Videos: The 4th Of July Gone Wrong

The 4th of July is one of the times men really make themselves useful. I mean, think about it, this holiday has two main components: fireworks and grilling. Lighting things on fire and cooking with fire are some of the only things men can generally actually do better than us gals. So you can imagine my disappointment when I found a slew of videos that involve men messing up this holiday. It’s okay though, because these vids are hilarious. Revel in their stupidity with me, above and after the jump. Keep reading »

Quick Pic: Happy Memorial Day!

[Brooklyn Bridge, 5/22/08] Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Impotent Ostriches, British Taste, Lingerie Thieves, And Prudish Libraries

  • An ostrich named Gustav appears to have become impotent after fireworks were thrown at him. (Don’t judge. You would become impotent, too, if you had fireworks thrown at you.) Gustav has been unable to mate with his two female partners so he will have to be examined by an animal psychologist to see what exactly stopped his sex drive. [Cape Argus, South Africa]
  • Of 66,000 male members of a top British dating site who were surveyed, 54 percent said they won’t date a woman who earns more than $50,000. Guys, have you never dreamed of having a sugar mama? [ThisIsLondon.co.uk]
  • A 43-year-old man in Fort Collins, CO, who stole 1,300 women’s undergarments (we’re guessing this means bras, underwear, and other lingerie?) was sentenced on Monday to five years probation and mental health treatment. The undergarments came from at least 12 women. [9News.com]
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